Master Art Museum and Gallery Practice, MPrac

  • On Campus
  • 24 months
  • GBP12680 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    GBP5500 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
Newcastle University | Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
The Art Museum and Gallery Practice MPrac is designed to provide you with a clear understanding of the frequently complex theoretical and practical issues that face those involved in art museums and galleries.

Description

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You will study one of our related MA courses before you learn how to apply the theoretical frameworks in a work-based context. You can choose from:

  • Museum Studies MA
  • Heritage Studies MA
  • Art Museum and Gallery Studies MA
After completing your MA you will supervised and mentored through a 36-week work placement. Your placement can either be in the UK or abroad, depending upon availability. Previous cohorts of MPrac students have done placements with:
  • BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art
  • Beamish North of England Open Air Museum
  • Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums
  • Great North Museum: Hancock
  • Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee
  • GBP 12680 per year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP 5500 per year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Start date
Duration full-time 24 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible
Duration part-time 48 months

Course Content

Year 1

  • ICS8001 Issues and Ideas in Museum, Gallery and Heritage
  • ICS8002 Management in Museum, Gallery and Heritage
  • ICS8003 Communication and Interpretation in Museum, Gallery and Heritage
  • ICS8015 Museums, Galleries and Heritage Placement
  • ICS8099 Dissertation
  • ICS8005 Art Curatorship 1: working with histories, objects and agendas
  • ICS8006 Art Curatorship 2: exhibitions and exhibiting

Year 2

  • ICS8019 Gallery Employer-Based Placement

English Language Requirements

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Requirements

Normally a 2:1 honours degree, or an international equivalent, in fine art, craft, design or art history. It is not necessary for you to have a full degree in an art-related subject, but you should have studied modules in art history, art theory and/or fine art, craft and design.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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